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The Savagery of Time Gets Its Due in David Hare’s Surrealist Take on the Mythological Cronus

The works are replete with ominous, devouring looking figures paired with embryonic, gestating forms.

Lincoln Glenn Gallery

Jeff Koons, Whose Early Work Mined Childhood Objects to Unsettling Effect, Has a New Game — Literally

Considered by many to be the heir of Andy Warhol, he is an interesting look at what Warhol may have become: not so much an artist but an international brand.

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John Cheever’s Enigmatic ‘Swimmer’ Inspires a Cool New Summer Exhibit at FLAG Art Foundation

The brittle ‘party’s over’ tone of the story carries over into two stories of pool- and water-inspired imagery.

Jonathan W. Anderson, Estate of Paul Thek, Pace Gallery, Galerie Buchholz, and Mai 36 Galerie

It’s a Family Affair: Cy Twombly’s Son, Alessandro, Carries on in His Father’s Tradition With Bright, Blooming Abstractions

This unusual show is the result of three generations of Twomblys, from Cy Twombly the master painter to Alessandro Twombly his son, and finally his grandson Caio Twombly, founder of Amanita Gallery.

Amanita Gallery

Marlborough Gallery Sets Up a ‘Conversation’ Between Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, Two Masters of the Artistic Persona

Bacon and Freud were the two bad boys of London painting from the 1940s onward. They were extravagant men with legendary appetites for booze, sex, and gambling.

Marlborough Gallery

Mary Cassatt, Once Seen as Peripheral, Looks Increasingly Like a Central Figure in the Impressionist Movement

Cassatt may be rightly celebrated as the genius of female domesticity, but, as an upcoming show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art underscores, her entire career was a feminist endeavor.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. via Wikimedia Commons
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